New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers a reporter's question prior an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The Patriots will travel to Dallas to face the Cowboys on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pats will try to stop Hardy in Dallas debut

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Greg Hardy’s mouth is preceding his production. The Dallas Cowboys defensive end will return to the field on Sunday after serving a four-game suspension for roughing up his former girlfriend. His first opponent: The defending NFL champion New England Patriots, who are 3-0 under reigning Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady. And Hardy is looking forward to it. “I love seeing Tom Brady.” Hardy said this week, turning then to Brady’s wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. “Have you seen his wife?” Hardy said. “I hope she comes to the game. I hope her sister comes to the game, all her friends come to the game. … 0

Patriots’ perfect start helps close the ‘Gate’

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

There had been a real possibility that Tom Brady would serve a four-game suspension to open this season in the fallout from “Deflategate.” That’s what Commissioner Roger Goodell wanted and it would have let the Dallas Cowboys avoid facing Brady this week. However, the courts overturned that suspension and Brady was declared eligible a week before the season began. And now Brady and … 0

Hicks’ arduous journey lands him with Patriots

Monday, October 5, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Akiem Hicks’ long and winding road has brought him to the undefeated New England Patriots. “I’ve got a little bit of a past,” said the 25-year-old Hicks, acquired from the Saints during New England’s bye week. “I went from school in Louisiana to school in Canada and then back down to New Orleans. “It was a process, but I’m happy with … 0

Pats start has fans whispering about another 16-0 season

Thursday, October 1, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — This is not 2007. Sure, the NFL has found the New England Patriots guilty of cheating and punished them — again. And, true, they are off to a quick start, opening this season with three consecutive … 0

Brady: Trump remark taken out of context

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

BOSTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says his comments that he hopes Donald Trump will win the presidency were taken out of context and an example of why he tries to say as little as possible … 0

Pats kicker makes 425th straight PAT, still going

Monday, September 28, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Ryan Allen didn’t punt at all in the New England Patriots’ 51-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. That doesn’t mean he had the day off. As the holder for placekicker Stephen Gostkowski, Allen got plenty of … 0

Pats bury Jags

Sunday, September 27, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady and Stephen Gostkowksi picked up some more milestones. The New England Patriots picked up another lopsided win. Brady threw for two touchdowns, including the 400th of his career, to help the defending Super Bowl … 0

Brady looking for 400th TD pass vs. Jags

Friday, September 25, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Touchdown No. 1 went to Terry Glenn, when Tom Brady was a recently promoted understudy and the New England Patriots had yet to win their first Super Bowl. Brady’s 399th TD pass came 14 seasons later … 0

Brady torches Bills

Sunday, September 20, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Tom Brady was a buzzkill in Buffalo once again. In silencing a raucous crowd and exposing Bills coach Rex Ryan’s brash talk for bluster, Brady threw three touchdowns and 466 yards passing — the … 0

Ryan-coached Bills eager to take on Brady-led Pats

Thursday, September 17, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Bills were putting the finishing touches on a season-opening win over Indianapolis, when fans began looking forward to Buffalo’s next opponent: New England. “We want Brady!” they began chanting during a 27-14 victory … 0

Bills spill their dislike of rival Patriots

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills really don’t like the New England Patriots. And they’re not afraid to say it. “Don’t nobody like the Patriots,” Dareus said. “Let’s just be honest about … 0

Overjoyed Brady: ‘All football, it’s been great’

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is glad to have things back to normal as he prepares for his second game since having his four-game NFL suspension overturned by a federal judge. “Yes. It’s been nice,” he said Wednesday. “All … 0

Pats get to play football instead of talk about them

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots’ fourth Super Bowl banner will be unveiled at Gillette Stadium tonight. The fans will have their first chance to shower quarterback Tom Brady with adulation since a federal judge vacated the four-game … 0